An Invitation for Embrace and Resurrection

An Invitation for Embrace and Resurrection

This year has been an exciting one for me. Most notably, I published my first book, Reclamation:  A Queer Pastor’s Guide to Finding Spiritual Growth in the Passages Used to Harm Us. Honestly, I’m still in disbelief that my words are out in the world, bound,...
Faith Seeking Understanding | Rethinking Atonement

Faith Seeking Understanding | Rethinking Atonement

There was no “Damascus Road” experience. My understanding of Jesus’ death was challenged – and, ultimately, changed – slowly, gradually, haltingly. Encountering the work of René Girard – and others who built upon and adapted his interpretation of Jesus’ death through...
The Moment

The Moment

The apex of Holy Week for most Christians is either Friday’s crucifixion or Sunday’s resurrection. For me, the crescendo of the week is Thursday night in the Garden of Gethsemane. As Passover approached, Jesus moved closer and closer to Jerusalem. He set up shop in...